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  • TonyandVicki says:

    Hi Bob,

    I was so very happy to have stumbled upon your videos. It is the easiest way to understand the issues surrounding insulin resistant. I was wondering if you have any understanding of hypoglycemia? My husband has been insulin resistant and storing belly fat since he started to go through andropause. We had no idea men went through their own change of life as well. However, since then his blood sugar drops to 38-40 if he doesn’t eat every couple of hours. Hence he is getting fatter and fatter yet never having any relief. The standard diet for low blood sugar is eat more carbs. Well that hasn’t worked out to well for him. lol We are convinced that low carb low protein and high fat is the way to go but we have to figure out how to weather the low blood sugar long enough for the insulin to stop using it and come down so the body will use the fat for energy. If you have any ideas that would be great. Thanks Vicki

    • Garry Burgess says:

      If a person is hypoglycemic, I would strongly suspect that they have a fatty liver resulting from too much fructose (50% component of common sugar) in the diet or alcohol. The only difference to your liver between ethyl alcohol and fructose is that yeast has done the fermentation reaction of fructose first into ethyl alcohol. After that, both compounds continue the exact same biochemical reactions in the liver. The result is a fatty liver, high blood triglycerides, a tendency toward high blood pressure, an insulin resistant liver, and difficulty for the hormone glucagon to make the liver break down the glycogen storage material into glucose to keep blood sugar at normal levels when you are not eating. The cure is to keep dietary sugar to ZERO.

      • Manuel Navarrete says:

        Garry, I do not take sugar for the last 2 years now, I have fatty liver,
        probably because I drank One bottle of wine on weekend, Now I stop
        drinking wine so zero sugar and zero alcohol will see the result.
        I swimming 1500 meters, tree times per week, and eat lots veges, and low
        carbs. I hope finally I will win, and no more medicine.

    • sygun parchment says:

      Hi Tony

      The best approach is more fat in your hubbies diet and of course low carb 20 grams a day .it’s worked for me but what has been the key is I drink 2 bulletproof coffees in the kills all sugar cravings and hunger . Check out David Asprey on youtube on how to make bulletproof coffee the correct way
      Butter bob makes it with 100% cream and that’s good too. Fat and more fat…. if I feel a craving or hunger come on in cut a piece of Kerry gold grassfed butter and eat it. …. no bread lol ….. it works like a charm . Hope this has helped… I’m sure Bob has more suggestions…..

    • D. says:

      check out
      “beat diabetes”
      utube. I think it will help answer some questions for u.

  • Beth says:

    I forgot your mathmatical way of telling thru the calories how much fat I needed. Could you please let me know how to figure how much fat I need in 1200 calories per day or a little more….

  • Gil says:

    Do you know if HFLC way of eating is beneficial for prostate health? Any information you have would be great.

  • Susan says:

    my email is I am a diabedic about60 pounds overweight. 5 ft 1 weigh 190. but i am in 3rd stahe of kidney disease due to a
    urinary tract infection. my kidneys are at 35, were at 23 but I brought them up with following a diet and taking cranberry pills and vitimin c twice daily. Is this diit safe for me. a friends brother has lost 80 pounds on it in the last 8 months and I need something that is safe. Thank you, Susan

    • Bob Briggs says:

      Susan, I can’t give medical advise, because I’m not a doctor, but there are many doctors who add this diet to their practice – one of the most famous is Dr. Jason Fung, who is a kidney specialist in Canada. He has an excellent website called
      Dr. Fung can also be found on Facebook and Twitter and has many videos on Youtube.
      Sorry I couldn’t be more helpful,

      • Sergey says:

        Dear Bob thank you very much for your videos. They helped me a lot. However I have a big problem – constipation. When I start to eat meat,butter, lard and no carbohydrates my bowels movement stops.For weeks I can’t go to the bathroom. It is very very bad.This is the reason I don’t go on this diet and can’t loose weight. Is there any solution?

        • Mike says:

          Try adding a whole lot of veggies – kale, romaine lettuce, chard, sprouts – basically any veggie (but no potatoes, and limit carrots since they have a lot of sugar).

          Also, it sound like you could benefit from an herbal laxative like cascara sagrada. And definitely consider doing some colonics, and a colon cleanse. From what you described this is really serious, so you need to get some help here. Also maybe see a wholistic doctor.

          I know my comments are way too late, but maybe you’ll get this. Good luck!

        • Larry J Godin says:

          Hi you have a meal plan for your low carb and high fat diet

  • Barbara says:

    Been watching your videos and reading your blog all weekend (sounds lazy ? but I DO have a cold…..).
    Do you have any thoughts about the role of Leptin in all of this? Is there a chance that you’ll be helping to make the Insulin Leptin connection more understandable (for me anyway).


  • Lynne says:

    Just an FYI – you may want to take down your link to Eat Stop Eat for a while. Amazon is not offering it just now, as there seems to be some issue with the book. I hope they will offer it again soon, as I was going to purchase it.

    Thank you

  • Jessica Monck says:

    Hi Bob,
    Just letting you know I linked to your page on my new Ozzy lchf community group (Banting Buy Swap Sell) where I am hoping we are gathering info, books to review, helpful websites, lists of lchf doctors etc… Hope it’s ok to link to your site as a valuable resource. I would be very happy for you to post on there id you ever want to 🙂

  • BARRY ALBERT says:

    Hi Bob,
    I want to thank you for your plain, down to earth way of explaining things and your very human way of getting your point across. I am a 64 year old man with about 65 lbs to lose. I started the low carb high fat diet about 6 weeks ago and have lost 19 lbs, so I was on my way before I looked at your videos and was a believer in low carb and high fat.I was reading a million articles by doctors and watching videos on YouTube and the one thing that kept on bothering me was all this constant talk about organic and grass fed this and free range that and constant harping on this topic. This made me feel like I was doing something wrong , even though I was losing weight. Thank you Bob for talking about this on your videos and saying basically to go to Walmart and buy what you need there and don’t worry about that.This cleared my mind. Thank you for the insight you have on the topic of losing weight this way and your very real and human approach. I am a fan of yours.

  • Brian Bradley says:

    Thank you for your videos. I saw you the first time in Jan 2016. I started LCHF 2-1-2016 and as of 4-8-2016 I had lost 48 pounds. My goal is another 50 to 60 pounds. Ýou were an inspiration that I will not forget. I know now that I can continue you until I reach my goal. Thank you again.

    • tom says:

      hey Bob,

      Can you describe your diet on a typically day with all the specifics(times and what you eat and how much). thanks!


  • Gary says:

    Hello your Buttership,
    Thanks for an amazing web site and the time you put into it. Anyone can demonstrate something with a few photographs or videos but you have the ability to inspire as well. Very well done!
    Two items, please. Will having Cavemanish coffee (Heavy cream and coconut oil) in the morning break my fast goals since there is mostly fat, and relatively few carbs, in it?
    Second. I picked up a cheap NutriBullet type blender at Big Lots for $20 (Bella) that I use to blend my morning coffee in. I get the frothy results (Like you had in your video) and great emulsification in about 6 seconds and am ready to go. Thought you might be able to use and injoy this info.
    Thanks again and I appreciate your response to the fast question in advance.
    Gary in southern Indiana

  • Joanne says:

    Thank you so much for these amazing videos. Sharing your knowledge, and creating these videos that are so accessible is a truly remarkable gift. I’m so happy to have found them, you have definitely helped to strengthen my resolve with this way of life. I’m super grateful for all of your work.

  • Dorothy says:

    Hi, I really enjoy your videos, and have shared them with some friends. We have recently started a HFLC support group at a local herb shop. Some of the members do not have internet access for one reason or another, and they were wondering if your videos were available for download or if you had CDs with all of your videos on them.

  • Deb Galarza says:

    Hi Bob! So happy I found you. I need to know if drinking iced green tea, unsweetened, is allowed or should I drink it in moderation. I like to drinking this instead of water. What are your thoughts?

  • sheila myrick says:

    Hi Bob, watched yur viedo this morning on what brothers me stand by your guns . there’s people out who are down on themselves and want’s to bring other people down. Ithink you are the best. I have been listening to you for a month and you are easy to listen to and understand. thanks for wanting to help people sheila

  • Rondina Posey says:

    First Let me say I love you videos and posts. So, I am on my second week of this type of eating, not going to say diet because it always ends up bad. My first week I lost 5 pounds but this week nothing. Any suggestions? What am I doing wrong? I am down to little or no carbs and adding fat to my diet.

  • David rogers says:

    Dear Bob:
    I enjoy your videos.
    I have a problem and need your help.
    I have started fasting but I on 2 types of insulin a day, and I want to know if I should continue the insulin or gradually wean down while fasting?
    I know things will take time, and I realize you are not a doctor, but even Dr Fung does not make suggestions about this issue.
    I suspect that I need to continue my fasting until I lose weight, then begin decreasing the insulin.
    Your thoughts please.
    Thanx, David

    • Bob Briggs says:

      I really can’t give advise on medicine, David. I’m not qualified or trained to do that.
      The main thing I’ve read about this is: insulin is given to type 2 diabetics to cover the carb content of their food. Type 1 is a totally different story, as you know, and taking insulin is necessary for life.
      If you’re a type 2, and the carb content of your food is less, or if you’re not eating at all for periods of time, then I’m sure the instructions given on the medicine itself, or your own doctor can tell you what to do to adjust it.
      Like you wrote, I’m not a doctor and can’t legally or more important to me, morally give you advise on this.

  • Rick Meyers says:

    Hello Mr. Briggs-
    I want to congratulate you on all your success, you look great. You should also know how well appreciated all of the info that you so generously share! The videos are very well done and easy to understand (applause applause) I haven’t watched all your videos (yet) but I’m excited to try your chicken recipe!
    I was hoping you could share what vitamins or supplements you take, especially when fasting!
    I have lost approx. 20 lbs. and weigh approx. 205.
    Any advice would be appreciated!
    Thanks again for all you do for the health of all that you touch!
    Rick M

  • Darlene says:

    Thank you Bob for all your videos! I love them all! Made my chicken per your instructions…delicious and perfect! Keep making videos!
    Darlene, San Diego, CA

  • Becky says:


    I am so excited to have found your site. Would you say this diet is for a 38 year women who wants to only lose 10-15lbs?

  • Rick Bowden says:

    The Bible says, ” Do not grow weary in doing good for, in due season, you shall reap.” This is what I see, in you, as the living testimony of God’s Word being REAL. I thank and congratulate you. You are blessed and you bless others. Keep going, keep doing good. Your season of reaping is going to be a very long season, indeed. Jesus said, “Whatever you have done for the least, you have done for Me.”

  • Rick Bowden says:

    The Bible says, ” Do not grow weary in doing good for, in due season, you shall reap.” This is what I see, in you, as the living testimony of God’s Word being REAL. I thank and congratulate you. You are blessed and you bless others. Keep going, keep doing good. Your season of reaping is going to be a very long season, indeed. Jesus said, “Whatever you have done for the least, you have done for Me.” Love to hear from you.

  • Trish says:

    Hi Bob,
    I have a question about the fasting — I started the LCHF diet 2 weeks ago and I think the appetite control has kicked in because I’m not hungry pretty much all day until the afternoon or evening time. Is it ok to only eat once a day like at supper time?
    I’m not sure if I have insulin resistance but I have that fat around my middle, I was tired all the time, and when I was pregnant I had borderline gestational diabetes. I barely passed the 3-hour glucose test and failed the 1-hour and they say that is a precursor to type 2 diabetes later in life so I have known that I need to do something. A friend of mine shared one of your videos on Facebook 2 weeks ago and I watched like a marathon of your movies and decided to go for it! It was hard at first, but I swear, I heard your voice at lunch time or in the grocery store going “that stuff is no good, stay away from it” LOL I’ve lost 12 pounds in 2 weeks so far!
    I look forward to your reply about the fasting and thank you so much for being an inspiration to me and many others!

  • Trish says:

    Hi again,
    I just realized you explain in “Either Fed or Fasting” video that you can fast every day but I thought I read or heard something contraindicative. In the video you say to do a fasting diet and eat whatever you want but would it be more of less beneficial to do a 16-hour fast every day AND the LCHF diet instead of eating carbs and anything you want at mealtime?

    Thanks in advance for your response. I know you’re a busy guy! I do much appreciate all the effort you put forth in helping all of us. 🙂

  • Tracy Abbott says:

    Hey Bob, I just wanted to let you know that I fried chicken thighs yesterday in lard. And My Oh My Oh My were they good. I didn’t know you could fry chicken with out dipping it in flower. But the skin was so crispy you would have thought it had been dipped in flower. thank you so much for all you do with these videos. the world is in sad need of some one like you. Keep up the good work.

  • Lynne Maxwell says:

    I have recently joined your youtube videos and they have helped me tremendously. Thank you. I have type 2 diabetes and am in week 3 of the no carb diet. When testing my blood sugar it is low during the day, runs around 100. BUT first thing in the morning, a fasting blood sugar, it runs around 170.
    Do you know why?

  • Chris S says:

    Hey Bod:

    I found your vidoes on YouTube in July and am very grateful. Your information is easy for the layman to understand, but I really appreciate the generosity of your work to link to the many valuable and informative work of so many others.

    I have become a crusader and refer to your work all the time. I have struggled with weight issues since I was 10 years old and am morbidly obese, but I know many people in my situation and I am more than happy to spread the word.

    One of the best things I like about your site is the name – it is just catchy enough to be remembered in a passing conversation and then they can take it from there.

    God bless you for all that you have shared with us. We need a grassroots revolution to get the word out and your are living proof of what this revolution holds for those looking for a way out of the current obesity morass.

    Thank you!!!

  • Kika says:

    Hi Bob and everyone else reading this.

    I lobe Bobs videos and human approach. I am a 65 year old woman with 40 lbs overweight. Pretty sure I are insulin resistant. Have tried the LCHF approach for about 3 weeks but have terrible headaches and insomnia. I seem to manage ok during the day but as soon as it gets to 5pm I get this horrible migraine and can easily go without sleep all night. Any suggestions? What can I be doing wrong?, it has become so bad that I desperately need to have some carbs, a spoon of honey or some strawberries, it’s the only thing that seems to help. Any advise will be appreciated.

    Thank You!!!


    • Mary says:

      Are you eating enough salt? When you eat hflc, your kidneys lose salt as the extra water weight leaves. That needs to be replaced.😎 hope it helps

    • Mary Lynn DeVito says:

      It’s hard seeing these comments and questions so much after the point of questioning.
      1st, did you find a solution?
      2nd, with my personal health issues I do try to avoid the sweet solution. I wonder if a bit of meat maybe meat stick would serve better, or an egg. I suppose if sweet is a need, then a low sugar/ dark chocolate? The standard advice is water, or a touch of salt (at which someone said pickles have salt and tastier), the keto diet has ‘fat bombs’. You may not be keto but one can borrow what seems appropriate to get you through a season.
      I also have headaches occasionally which are food related. I am trying to be a minimalist in problem solving. Just now we are going into thunder storms, the air pressure can cause terrible headaches similar to our joints aching. I never found a perfect solution, but I have used ice on my head for some headaches with good results.
      The fact that one is trying to withdraw from the carb addiction comes into play. In that case, one needs to find the solution that doesn’t bring on these cravings. I’m not saying it is easy, but play with different options until it seems that you find a workable solution.

  • Janet says:

    (I could go on..:-)

    The information about the Pattern 4 glucose level finally nailed my life-long problem! My fasting glucose level averages 98. That’s 3X the level of a normal fat burning person, per your research.

    Thanks to you, Bob, I now know my real problem after 40 years of trying to figure this out. And when I know my target, I get ‘er done!

    I can’t thank you enough for your willingness to share this info with the world!
    I’m on Day 14 and have lost 11 inches overall.
    With the fasting I’ll now include, this should accelerate.

    Will check in at Day 30.

  • Joanne Paller says:

    Hi Bob,

    I am loving listening to you. You are so sweet and gentle while you give such good and powerful information. It is a pleasure to be schooled by you.


  • Friendly says:

    Hi Bob,
    I have started low carbing again today because of your inspiring presentations.
    I made my own mayo yesterday but it didn’t thicken so I poured it on my big salad with meat that I had for lunch today. It was great. I also am intermittent fasting by skipping breakfast and having coffee instead with just cream and no sweeteners or sugar.

    Thanks for letting me in on all of your success and how to get there. I keep thinking about how you say, “If I can do it anyone can.” And that helps me.

    Friendly in the South

  • Paul says:

    Just curious …
    Are you based in Nashville? Cookeville? Knoxville?

    I am a new Nashville follower.


  • Laurie says:

    Hi Bob,
    Seen your last video about the coronary artery scan. First I must say I do agree with lots you do and say, but……I would suggest cutting out lard. Animal fat hardens in the artery’s. Proven fact. butter, cream etc,is ok but not lard ! also I suggest organic meats for many reasons. Lard can not break down in the body.So instead sticks their and causes issues later on. Everyone I have known who has ate a lot of lard died young into their early 50s.I am polish and have make kielbasas through out my life growing up.All the men who ate them in large quantities , with their high fat content all died very young. They would even put lard on their bread. Lard is pushing it. I had to tell you this. eating as much as you can organic also will help in the long run. I am hoping the best for you but I am up to ask where would you ever think or read lard is healthy? good oils, coconut oil, almond, extra virgin is tasteless, its the reg olive oil that has a strong taste and most are not true olive oils.I think if you fine tweak what you have going on will help you and so many others that you are giving information to in the long run. Most of all take it from me. Ive seen it, I used it, Ive seen results and what it did to many men was not a good result. I am the only one left out of 8 men who ate high animal fat and died young. I did not eat animal fat.Please think about this. Blessings.

    • Jennifer Campbell says:

      Just curious, you said “they would put lard on their bread.” So arentou saying they ate a high fat and high carb diet!? If so, then that would DEFINITELY cause heart disease because grains harden the arteries by inflaming them. Also, what KIND of lard was used? Hydrogenated or natural lard, like bacon drippings?

  • Juanita Loomis says:

    Hi Butter Bob, Wow your sure right about meat & butter making you feel satisfied! I had a question about drinking mineral water like Perrine. It has a light carbonation in it. A friend of mine said it was not good to drink if your trying to lose weight. Is this true or have you ever heard of that? She said it would expand your stomach. As I watch your videos I am inspired & want to learn more.
    Any help you can provide is greatly appreciated.

  • Juanita Loomis says:

    Perrier..I mean lol

  • Karen says:

    Butter Bob,
    I have a couple of quick questions about Coffee.
    First, does drinking black coffee in the morning without eating anything break a fast?
    Second, does drinking Bulletproof Coffee in the morning break a fast?
    I have read conflicting info about this.
    Thank you!!!

  • Gordon Arnum says:

    Hello Butter Bob. My name is Gordon and I live in Connecticut. I subscribed to your “YouTube” channel and I’ve been watching your videos ans love them. I would love to see you do a video to “squash” the bad rap about “LARD” by covering the gentlemen who died from eating at the Heart Attack Grill, (so they claim) from eating all those burgers cooked in Lard and the French Fries as well. Based on what learning from you regarding Sugar, it had to have been the “Sugar” from the Carbohydrates that caused his death and not the meat or the Lard. Because that Fast Food joint is adamant about cooking their food in LARD that the media took to that one issue about LARD and made it seem that LARD was the enemy. I would love to hear you perspective on that issue. Thank you.

  • Angela says:

    I love everything you have done to lose weight. Im a subscriber to your YT channel. How can i get 1 of your tshirts. Also do you have a tshirt that says ” LARD MAKES YOU LEAN “

  • LS says:

    Hi Butter Bob,
    Greetings from Philadelphia, PA.
    Great videos and great information. Please don’t stop,

  • Desiree says:

    Hello Bob!
    Just wanted to say that your site is extremely helpful! I’ve been in some LCHF Groups before and honestly, I found them all overwhelming and compounded with tons of fancy recipes and conflicting information on ketosis and macronutrients.. I love that you break it down to the foundation.
    Anyway, I really want/need to start this way of eating, I have PCOS and insulin resistance. In the past year it’s gotten much worse. (I’ve gained 60 lbs over the span of a year and am now on meds which seem to just make it wose.) I think I understand it enough that I can start now..there’s just one problem:

    that is: feeding my husband while being on this lifestyle change. He has a high metabolism and loses weight easily. in fact, he might be under weight now.. He is supportive of this diet, but I’m concerned he can’t eat this way in fear he’ll drop even more weight.. is there a way he can commit to this lifestyle too without dropping any more weight? can it be altered somehow to accomodate him as well?

  • Jacques Duranceau says:

    Hey Bob, I’ve enjoyed your videos. I like your approach and thanks for getting the intermittent fasting connection to Jason Fung out there. Combining IF with LCHF and exercise seems to be working for me. I’ve got a way to go, but thanks for the inspiration. Take care, Jack

  • Kim says:

    Dear Bob
    Thank you for all the videos and information. I was wondering if you have anything on being cold during fasting. I am worried that this is because of a lowering in my metabolism. Do you have any information on this or any links? I am finding such conflicting advice.

  • Sheryl L Leader says:

    Hi, thank you for all the info you provide. We love watching your videos. I have a friend that did fasting for 3 days and he gained 7 lbs. He didn’t gain in the waist thank goodness but what’s up with that. My husband did it too and no change at all. Does it show up a few days later or something. Our friend has been on a plateau for a couple of months. Any suggestions?

  • Vicky says:

    Hi sir Bob, I love your videos. But can’t find any meal plans. Is it possible to make a sample meal plan of what you eat? Thank you.

  • Diane Swarthout says:

    My husband and I would like to know how/where we can get one of your tee shirts— Butter makes your pants fall off. Thank you 🙂

  • Connie says:

    Just found your YouTube videos and I love them. At last, down-to-earth, common sense discussion about health and food. Keep up the videos and thanks for making them. They are a huge benefit!!!

  • Stephanie says:

    Bob, the videos are great! After watching your videos I greatly increased my fat intake and take in less than 10 carbs a day, but I think I’ve hit a plateau again. What should I do? Please help, I have 60 more pounds to lose.

  • Debbie says:

    Thank you for your honesty
    About your wife’s mental illness..
    That runs through many people in my family..
    You helped me quite a bit learn out what to eat ..
    I watch you every video of you that I can..
    Thank you again

  • Yvette says:

    Bob have you ever thought about adding a forum board to this website? It would be helpful if all your fans could answer each other’s questions.

  • Joel Crosby says:

    Bob, I love sugar, I have been following your program and I have lost some weight. I have severely lowered my sugar intake. But my question is if I go a week and then I eat, lets say a Rolo McFlurry from McDonalds. Will this hurt my diet severely or just a little. Thanks for your videos!


  • Mark says:

    Bob has disappeared from this website and his Youtube channel. Does anyone know if he’s okay? He has subscribers who are concerned and it would be nice to know what’s happened, if anything. Thanks.

  • David says:

    Ditto This: Bob have you ever thought about adding a forum board to this website? It would be helpful if all your fans could answer each other’s questions

  • Daphne Redenius says:

    Thank you so much
    I am 5′ and about 40 years ago I got down to 117 lbs doing Atkins. Then I got pregnant and stopped. Now at 185 lbs. My daughter was diagnosed with Celiacs on top of PCOS. We learned that Celiacs is hereditary and most of the family went gluten free. She found you on YouTube and it all makes so much sense now. I am learning so much. I kept my love of cream, butter from my Atkins days so am so happy to hear it is not BAD as I have been told , maybe now my blood pressure and Cholesterol will go down.

  • Glenn Paris says:

    So I started the ketogenic diet about three and a half weeks ago

    I was suffering from severe bloating and lethargy

    I’m 6-2 210 so not severely overweight

    But three and a half weeks into this I seem to be holding a lot of water and my weight hasn’t seemed to come down

    The bloating in my stomach is much less as I’ve gone from ordinary carbs to very very very low carbs less than 30 grams a day

    My sleep has improved my hair is getting thicker my joints which were hurting a lot especially when I kneel down that’s virtually gone

    But I’m wondering why I’m not losing weight and why I’m still holding on to a lot of water

    I’ve gone from three meals a day zero carb two being able to go in entire day without being hungry so I’m doing maybe one meal a day now

    And I’m getting ready to do one meal every other day

    I did 21 days on water about 5 years ago and went from 200 to 175 in 21 days

    I got rid of all this excess fluid in my body my stomach completely deflated I felt like I reversed my age by about 25 years

    I’m 53 now and I actually felt better than I have in my entire life after doing the 21 Day

    But I didn’t know what I know now regarding insulin sensitivity and hyperinsulinemia

    I’m wondering if anybody might have any insight as to why my weight in the water retention hasn’t gone down

    I’m thinking my ideal way it’s probably about 185 190
    Comments appreciated especially from you Butter Bob 🙂

    • WJ says:

      Did you figure it out, Glenn? I, too, have experienced bloating, fatigue and water retention, even with a reduced-carb, sugar free diet.

  • Eric R says:

    Hello Bob

    I love your videos and they are very helpful but right now the reason I’m writing this is that I am very worried about you because you disappeared without notice and have not posted in a very long time.

    It would be great if you could write a quick couple of words on this page to let all of your followers know that you are OK.

    Whatever you are dealing with, good luck and I hope to see you online again one day.

    All the best.


  • WYnter says:

    Bob, or anyone who knows Bob, I hope you will give us an update on Bob. We miss him and more than that, we hope and pray he is ok. Nothing from him in nearly a year on this site or Youtube or anywhere. There are many of us that are concerned about him.

    Thank you!

  • Luann Sheehan says:

    Alcohol? While losing your 145. Did you drink

  • Maura says:

    Bob, are you okay? Count me in as another fan who is worried!

  • susan koch says:

    Has anyone heard from Bob? Where are you dear man?

  • Mayra says:

    Has anyone heard from butter bob???

  • Carol T. says:

    I have been looking for any communication from Bob Briggs, too. Please let me know if anyone knows what has happened. Thanks, Carol

  • Deb says:

    I ran across Butter Bob I think he,is,Great but I didn’t see anything since 2016 is he still doing KETO I am having such a Hard time,with KETO

  • Danny Edwin Russells says:

    I hope you are ok you haven’t up loaded a video in a long time hope all is well.

  • Jeff Turner says:

    Been enjoying your videos Bob. They are helpful, informative, and motivating! Allot of folks are wondering how your doing. Please let us know. Thanks.

  • Mary says:

    Bob where are you? Miss your videos! Hope all is well – miss you 😢

  • Maryann says:

    Hi I have been trying to find out if our friend Butter Bob is ok. I hope some one could let his friends know if we can help bob.

  • patrick says:

    Hi Bob
    You have been an inspiration to tens of thousands by now I am sure. I know you were to me in a significant way. i watch again your videos for inspiration. It is clear from previous submissions that people miss you and like me are concerned for your welfare. I hope you are OK…..Please come back to us even if it is just to say you are OK.

  • Carla Harris says:

    Butter Bob where are you???? So worried. Pleas let us know if you are okay??

  • terry says:

    Does anyone know what happened to Butter Bob Briggs?

  • terry says:

    Does anyone know what happened to Butter Bob Briggs???????

  • alex writer says:

    I agree, where’s Butter bob?

    • Bommli says:

      Butter Bob wrote on his Facebook page……

      “Thanks everyone. I’m really feeling the love today and I appreciate it very much. BTW, I’m alive and physically well, but just had to take a step back from social media.

      It is almost impossible to maintain a positive attitude if you spend a lot of time online these days. But, maybe instead of turning off the negative, I should fight the dark, by turning on more lights.

      The song I posted today is an example of turning on the light. Three very nice people, I don’t know and probably will never meet in this life – got together and did something nice for me.

      Arguing diets, arguing politics or religion or any other controversial topic divides people even more than they already are and believe me, people are divided right now, worse than I’ve ever seen in my lifetime. Division is darkness, it just is.

      We can turn on a light, we can unite people instead of divide them, with a simple kind word, or a small selfless act of charity. Simple acts of kindness are a powerful way to light up our world, one little candle at a time.

      I hope every single person on this page will find something nice or uplifting to post on their own Facebook page today. “

  • Jo says:

    Well did you know Bob had that heart scan thing that showed a certain calcium score? He said that wasn’t so great. But did you know that Dr. Steven Gundry who is a famous cardiologist that has done thousands of heart surgeries and pioneered infant heart transplant, and wrote a fantastic book called, “The Plant Paradox” that was on the NYT best seller list for a long time, says that those calcium scores are not that important. He mentioned that in one of many interviews he gives on TV and podcasts. He says that the calcium they are seeing is on the outside of the arteries in those tests, not the inside of the arteries. And, that makes all the difference. He said he didn’t see the test is all that helpful for anything.

    So if Butter Bob gets this message he needs to look up Dr. Steven Gundry and get the straight scoop. Cheers everyone.

  • Kelly Street says:

    Bob, where are you? Your fans are concerned and want to make sure you are okay!

  • Kelly Street says:

    Bob, are you alright?

  • me says:

    Praying for you and your family. Your journey has helped so many and that is a gift. Pray you’ll be able to come back soon and continue helping others. For now take care of yourself! God bless you for sharing.

  • Justin Scher says:

    Mr. Robert Brock Briggs
    Hendersonville, Tennessee

    Jun 7, 1947 – Jul 28, 2016 (Age 69)

    • Lynne McNerney says:

      Justin, there is a woman in a Facebook group who knows Mr. Briggs. She has indicated that since a family tragedy he has taken time to deal with it, but he is not deceased.

  • me says:

    Please read what I wrote! I never said he was sick or deceased. Please stop writing this stuff.

    He might read it or his family!

    I simply said I was praying for him because he has chosen to leave public life for awhile and I thanked him for sharing and hoped he could come back someday. I also said to take care of himself because I’m sure when someone goes public everyone starts to invade their space. He has a life and a family.

    When someone says praying for you and your family it never implies something is wrong. It can be a term of praying that God blesses someone and thanking them for all the information they have shared.

    Stop talking about death and his health, please.

  • Susan Maloy says:

    Hello Bob,
    Thank you so much for the videos. we love them,you and your family. I have two questions; 1- How long does it take to fix your insulin resistance problem? 2- can you send your recipes for ranch dressing and mayo?
    Thank you,

    • Keva Chrisman says:

      I just watched butter makes your pants fall off. Where and how are you doing now. Haven’t seen any of your stuff.

  • Shirley Grazier says:

    Hi Bob. I was going to the grocery store and wanted you to come with me, lol…Now I’m reading that you have been away for a little while. Well, behind every great video channel is somebody that people care a great deal about. Thought of you and just wanted to tell you.

  • Bobby Richardson says:

    Are you still active??

  • Dan says:

    Bob, I have been enjoying your YouTube videos, you are very inspirational, and you have helped many people. I hope everything is well with you, and I hope you’ll do more videos. But even if you don’t, you have done much good for many, and I wish you and your family the best. Thank you.

  • John says:

    7 Sep ’18

    HI Butter Bob –

    Great info on YouTube I stumbled across. 🙂

    QUESTION – have not seen you on YT are you still here???? NO videos for a year. Hope the high fat diet did not cause heart or stroke issues?. Just saying. I subscribed to your YouTube channel and noticed your absence.. Thanks.

  • John says:

    7 Sep ’18

    Hi BOB –

    *** GLAD YOU ARE WELL ***

    I read thru the posts above and see you replied in July 2018. Glad you are doing well and thanks for your powerful videos!!!!! 🙂

    Best Regards,

  • Jessica Hanika says:

    Vitamin k 2 clears the arteries of calcium. Please research.

  • Shely says:

    Thanks for your vids Butter Bob. I get the wish to disengage from social media. Since I just found you I still have lots of videos to get through. Enjoy your life!

  • Nadir says:

    Dear Butter Bob,

    I am a cardiologist in Clear Lake Area of Houston. I am just mesmerized by your work and even for someone like me, I learn a lot from you and this helps me be a better physician. I have written to you multiple times in the past on your email but have not been able to get a response.

    I would like to say that your article on “The 50% insulin problem” is one of the best I have seen and even expert endocrinologist do not have the level of understanding that you have. The number of different studies you looked at and collected and presented in that article is outstanding.

    We in Houston are running a program. I wanted to invite you to the program to honor your work. If possible please contact me.


    Nadir Ali, MD
    Interventional Cardiologist
    Chairman, Department of Cardiology
    Clear Lake Hospital
    Webster, Texas

    Research Professor,
    University of Houston Clear Lake

  • Sen says:

    Hi Sir,

    Are you doing well?
    Would you please post a one-line message on your YT Page to inform all of us that you are alive and doing well…

    After you published your Calcium Score you went on silence and this situation makes us worry about your health.

    For the sake of keeping the community that loves you out of anxiety, please comply with the request and just say that you are ok and the diet that you preached very strongly did not fail you.

    Wish you the very best but, hope that, you will respect our request.

  • Ari says:

    Hi Bob,

    Many of us (your fans) are concerned since we haven’t heard from you in a long time. I hope you’re doing well and would also appreciate any sign that you’re ok. Regardless of the challenges or any setbacks you might’ve had, we still appreciate you and your lessons will not be considered any less beneficial. Everyone struggles in life, please let us all hell you the way you’ve helped all of us.

    Hoping to hear from you soon.

    A concerned fan.

  • Joseph says:

    Hi Bob,

    Hope you are well. Will you be posting any videos in the near future?
    Hope to hear from you soon.


  • Carole Saylor says:

    Hi Bob,
    I just found your videos on YouTube. I’ve downloaded many of them because my internet connection is too slow to watch them online. I much prefer your videos because you seem like a real person who I could be friends with if we ever met. You’ve already gone through what the rest of us are struggling with. I’m from southern Missouri originally and enjoy the sound of your voice. I’m sorry you aren’t currently making videos. I hope you find your way back to it. Since you aren’t you will probably never see this note but I like all the videos I’ve seen so far.
    I have to tell you my coffee story and how you’ve made me giving up sweetener in my coffee possible. I love my coffee and always take it with sweetener and cream. I’ve been drinking coffee since I was 6 weeks (yes, weeks) old. I lived with my grandparents and was a sick child from day one. I could keep hardly anything down, cried all the time, and was very skinny. My grandma, probably at her wit’s end, also loved her coffee. She discovered that I could keep down warm coffee heavily laced with cream right out of the cow, and sugar. And she would put salty crackers in it and stir them till they were almost dissolved. That I could eat and keep down and that was about all I ate until I was three years old. At that time, the doctor realized I had had appendicitis all this time. He discovered it after my appendix burst and I was about 30 minutes from death. After that I was able to eat real food and that’s when my weight problem began. Even though I could eat regular food, my grandma still let me have coffee with a lot of cream and sugar.
    I thought if I had to give up sweeteners I would probably have to give up my coffee. OMG! I only drink two cups a day, 12 ounce cups but I sure didn’t want to give them up.
    I watched your video on making the Caveman Coffee. It was the middle of the afternoon and I decided to splurge and make a cup as a snack. I used 3 tablespoons of cream and frothed it just like you did in the video. I don’t have fancy cooking equipment. It was so good, I didn’t miss the sweetener.
    I just had my first cup of the day this morning and I’m sold on Caveman Coffee. I put my sweetener away in the cabinet to save it for when friends come over. I won’t be needing it again. That was the only sweetener I’ve been using, so now I’m off of them completely.
    I do have a terrible sweet tooth and I was hoping when you come back to making videos that you might have one dessert recipe to share. But, if not, I’ll treat myself to another cup of Caveman Coffee. YUM!!!
    Thanks for helping me. I have about 85 pounds to lose and after finding your videos, I’m sure I can do it.
    Best wishes to you and your family.
    Live long and prosper, Carole

    • Steve says:

      Hi there, just wanted you to know that someone has read your post. A very interesting story about how you began to have coffee. I had parents who were coffee drinkers all of my life but I only joined the bandwagon about 15 years ago or so what I was in my mid-thirties. I drink it black now but did start with creamers, I haven’t started this whole Butter Bob diet yet but his videos are very informative and motivating allowing you to believe it is possible. I would like to lose about 80 lbs (maybe 100 lbs). My wife and I are both getting ready to start. While I do like black coffee I also have been enjoying fancy cold coffee drinks with caramel and dark chocolate a little too much. About 3 weeks ago I started to cut back on sugar. No more fancy cold coffees stopped cakes and trying to make better choices when it comes to meals. I’m working on cutting out bread but that is even harder for me than the sweet treats. Anyway, this coffee looks like a good option for me too. Good luck to you on your journey. I hope and pray that Butter Bob is doing well and also hope he returns from hiatus.

  • Tricia says:

    For the first time I truly understand what to do or rather not do. I am extremely grateful for your information and your enthusiasm and just your want to help others!

  • Edward Schuetzle says:

    Bob, I hope you are well and realize how many people you have helped. I understand grief and family tragedies can knock you on your butt. I hope you realize how much love is out there for you. I only know you through your videos, and feel like you are as close to a younger brother as I could have. You are one of the people who helped me lose 50 lbs in the last 6 months. Stay strong and healthy.

  • Lori says:

    Hi Bob, I found out about you because of all the people raving about your chili in the FB groups. I just wanted to say thank you so much for the delicious recipe and your previous efforts to spread the keto awareness and how you’ve helped so many people. I truly wish you well and have prayed for you and your family. God bless you. Hope to see you around the interwebs again someday.

    <3 Lori, Tampa FL

  • Kathleen G. says:

    Hi Butter Bob! My husband and I recently discovered you on Youtube. We love all of you videos, we have learned so much! Its changed us both for the better, we feel great these days thanks to your helpful advice. One question: will you be back on Youtube anytime soon? We noticed you haven’t posted in a couple of years. God bless you and your family!
    Kathleen G. January 15th, 2019

  • TXDarren says:

    Hi Bob, Thanks for providing all you have. I and others respect your privacy, so don’t worry about sharing personal matters. I’m Praying God will bless and guide you. 1 Corinthians 10:13.

  • Diana says:

    Dear Bob,
    I just found your videos and I love them!!! This is the first time I have really understood the insulin issue!! Thank you so much!! I think you are swell….

  • Randall says:

    I need help, I am losing very little weight, what should i do? In Christ Randall

  • Is there anyone that can tell us viewers of Bob’s videos, has something happened to Bob? His videos are of such great value and liked by many of us! Over 2 years since any updated videos? Please someone inform his dedicated viewers?

    • Chris Hock says:

      I was wondering the same thing. I hope he’s okay.

      • Lynne says:

        Chris, Bob had a family tragedy a while back. He needed to step away from doing this. A woman in a low carb group on Facebook knows Bob and has indicated he is okay, but no longer involved with this page.

        • Tammie says:

          Please let him know he is in our thoughts and we hope he can find a little bit of comfort knowing he has support out here if he wants it.

          It is the less we can do after he opened up his world to us and shared so much of himself to help so many.

          I have much Gratitude and Respect for what you shared, Really do hope to hear from you again when you are ready.

        • Vera says:

          Do you happen to know which facebook group?

  • Greg says:

    Bob, love your site. Are you still doing ok? Haven’t seen any new posts. We need you, please keep up the good work.

  • Greg says:

    Lynn, Thanks for the update. Give Bob our best. Prayers going out to him. Tell him his expertise is missed. Hope to hear from him soon.

  • betty says:

    Please come back we all miss you, i just found your videos and started the diet, i need your videos to keep me going, come back soon, GOD BLESS YOU

  • Mandi says:

    Hi Bob! I’ve found your videos and love the advice you give. It’s the first time someone has explained how to lose weight in a way that everyone can understand. I really hope you are well and hope you make more videos, I’ve enjoyed them all! Thanks, Mandi from Georgia

  • Anita Dixon says:

    Hi Bob. I’m sad that you’re no longer making videos, because I absolutely LOVE them. However, you and your family are in my prayers, and I thank you for what you did, and what an inspiration your story and journey has been to myself, and countless others around the world. Take care of yourself, and we all hope to see you again someday.

  • John Hungerford Jr says:

    Hello Bob, I read and watched your video. I’m still confused these ingredients of whatever each words are would effect my life. I’m not overweight and I’m deaf and 69 year old height is 5’-7”. I mostly have pain everywhere and tired. I do exercises at home but not enough to stop the pain. Maybe the food is causing I’m doing all wrong. Should I trust the book you offer “eat stop eat” would help me understand it and avoids bad food?

  • Jeannie Fitting says:

    Hi Bob. I’m sad that you’re no longer making videos, because I absolutely LOVE them. However, you and your family are in my prayers, and I thank you for what you did, and what an inspiration your story and journey has been to myself, and countless others around the world. Take care of yourself, and we all hope to see you again someday. Please let us know if you are ok.
    Thank you so much,

  • Alan Pague says:

    Butter Bob,
    You are a true inspiration to us, who are not in the medical field.
    I have enjoyed your down to earth, informative videos. I hope you continue making them.
    Alan P.

  • Bob says:

    I don’t think bob is with us anymore. Eating like he did I’m sure had something to do with it.

    • Joe Blow says:

      Stop spreading your STUPID rumors! If you are Not a MORON you can find him on the net running his new business.

  • Collin says:

    Bob, thank u for sharing.. Hope to see you soon… God bless you and your family members…

  • John Vagianos says:

    Bob, i have been a faithful follower and have gained great insight due to your videos.
    I want to personally thank you for taking the time to share your info.

  • creamcheese says:

    I wish Butter bob would have made a video giving an explanation. It could have been your last video and we would respect it and your decision to leave. A lot of people are thinking you died. I hope you are alive and healthy. Your videos are great.

  • Julia Davenport says:

    Hey Bob, I just watched your Coronary Calcium Score video. And I have some very good news for you!

  • Going through your videos has been most helpful. They are very knowledgeable with much insight. Thank you for taking the time in making these wonderful videos.

  • Debbie Teel says:

    I watched a YouTube video last night about how he makes his Bulletproof coffee and he said he is back after a family tragedy. He stated his family really pushed him and helped him to come back and share.

  • Erma Lea Forbes says:

    Dear Bob;
    just discovered your videos today. You make it sound so easy. I hope to hear more from you.

  • Carol says:

    Hi Butter Bob,
    I just recently found your videos. You are the best. I am learning so much. Thank you.

  • Hello Bob,
    My name is Christine Cisneroz and I am the host of The Confessional Radio Show, here in Seattle, Washington.
    I would love to interview you on my show.
    Are you up for that?
    I have been helping my family members, starting with myself, one diabetic at a time.
    I went from an A1C of over 14 to an A1C of just under 7.
    Please say you will come on and talk.
    Much love to you, and God Bless You.

  • Andrea says:

    Hi BBB
    Thanks for your story and information

    Can you help me understand why I have this awful taste in my mouth these days as I’ve been cutting way back on carbs and eating less frequently? Is this linked to the body “eating“ it’s stored calories

  • Jean says:

    Very informative! Will schedule test.

  • Kim Skinner says:

    Is Bob dead?

    • Lynne says:

      Kim, Bob had a loss in his family and stepped away from social media. He is far from dead. He has a nursery business in Tennessee.

      • Sharon S Nelson says:

        Thanks for letting us know. I loved his posts. Wish him the best!

      • Marie says:

        It must have been one of his children or grandchildren that is the one thing that would make a person just give up. We love our spouses and we adore our parents but we cherish our children and grandchildren. I hope this isn’t the case but if it is and someone here knows him please give him our best. We miss him he was so straightforward and genuine something we don’t find on the internet much.

  • Sandra J Sweet says:

    He’s on Facebook. His most recent post/video there was this past April

  • Warren Dent says:

    Praying for the return of Butter Bob, you sir have probably added countless years to countless lives. I hope you will come back and help even more.

  • Bob

    I just wanted to reach out to you! You’re a huge influence on me! so much so I’m making my own fried chicken thigh video (editing it as we speak), it’s a tribute to you really. With out your video I don’t know if I would have ever made chicken thighs this way… since finding your video like 5 years ago, I’ve made lard friend chicken thighs over 100 times… it’s a staple of our house hold, I’ve lost over 150 lbs. I have this youtube channel to pay that forward. I hope you are well, I do miss seeing new content. Perhaps you’ll make some new videos here in the future.
    Thank you so much for all you have done!
    Dustin (KetoSimple)

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